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Earthquake Links Page


an earthquake is a violent shaking of the Earth's crust that may cause destruction to buildings and results from the sudden release of tectonic stress along a fault line or from volcanic activity.

The following links are self explanatory, if a link is not working let me know.

Earthquake Mini WebQuest

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Link 3


Devastation beyond imagination, Alaska 1964.

Plate Tectonics WebQuest Links

Link 1          Link 2          Link 3          Link 4          Link 5          Link 6         

Link 7         Link 8         Link 9         Link 10         Link 11         Link 12


This is the link to the webquest I mentioned in class.

http://www.uky.edu/KGS/geologichazards/equake3.htm  Nearly current seismograph readings

http://earthquaketrack.com/p/united-states/recent   North American Earthquakes

http://dnr.mo.gov/geology/geosrv/geores/techbulletin1.htm New Madrid fault system.

https://www.uky.edu/KGS/geoky/beneath.htm Kentucky Geology

http://www.greatdreams.com/madrid.htm Historical record of earthquakes in and near the New Madrid Fault system.

http://quake.ualr.edu/public/nmfz.htm Arkansas center for earthquake education and technology transfer. Gives you maps, history, and future predictions about earthquake occurrences.